Nissin MF18 Macro Ring Flash (Sony)

  • Guide Number 52.5′ / 16 m
  • i-TTL for Nikon Cameras
  • Fine Macro Mode for Precise Control
  • Modeling LED Lamp
  • Compatible with 49 to 82mm Lenses
  • External Power Pack Socket
  • USB Port for Firmware Updates



Nissin MF18 Macro Ring Flash

Illuminate Your Macro World with Precision

The Nissin MF18 Macro Ring Flash is a game-changer for close-up macro photography, delivering unparalleled light control and user-friendly features. Compatible with Canon, Nikon, and Sony TTL systems, it boasts a vibrant color LCD display for effortless adjustments even in bright daylight.

Key Features:

  1. Intuitive LCD Display: The bright color LCD display simplifies flash compensation and manual power adjustments, ensuring easy operation under any lighting conditions.
  2. Powerful Illumination: With a guide number of 16 (m), the MF18 provides ample power for maximum depth of field, ideal for close-up nature photography and dental applications.
  3. Precise Control: Enjoy precise control with manual power adjustments, TTL compensation from -3.0 to +3.0 in 1/3 EV steps, and fine macro power from 1/128 to 1/1024 in 1/6 EV steps.
  4. LED Modeling Lights: Navigate challenging low-light conditions effortlessly using the 4 built-in LED modeling lights for quick focusing.
  5. High-Speed Sync (HSS): Capture dynamic moments with HSS capability up to 1/8000 second in TTL or Manual mode, allowing for larger apertures even in bright sunlight.

Exceptional Light Quality:

The well-diffused ring produces soft, balanced light with consistent 5600K color, setting the MF18 apart in the macro ring flash category. Professionals in dentistry, medical fields, engineering, forensics, and commercial product photography rely on its precision.

Versatility and Adaptability:

Equipped with A:B adjustment, TTL compatibility, and versatile manual controls, the MF18 suits various shooting scenarios. Its compatibility with Canon, Nikon, and Sony camera systems makes it a versatile choice.

High-Speed Focus and External Power:

The newly developed linear motor ensures rapid autofocus, and the option to connect an external battery pack for rapid recycle times makes it perfect for high-volume shooting.

Premium Build Quality and Warranty:

Designed with a durable metal hot shoe, the MF18 boasts premium professional build quality backed by a Nissin 2-year manufacturer’s warranty. The Sony version features a multi-interface shoe.

Adapter Rings for Perfect Fit:

Included anodized aluminum adapter rings ensure compatibility with different lens sizes. Additional rings can be purchased separately for a custom fit.


The Nissin MF18 Macro Ring Flash stands out as the top choice for professionals and hobbyists alike. Its superior light control, extended compatibility, and adaptability make it an indispensable tool for macro photography enthusiasts. Illuminate your macro world with precision – choose the Nissin MF18.


Elevate your macro photography with the Nissin MF18 Macro Ring Flash. Unmatched precision, power, and adaptability for Canon, Nikon, and Sony systems.

What’s Included:

  • Nissin MF18 Macro Ring Flash
  • Anodized Aluminum Adapter Rings (For Canon/Nikon: 52/58/62/67/72/77mm; For Sony: 49/55/62/67/72/77mm)
  • Wrist Strap
  • USB-C Cable
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Camera System Compatibility Nikon
Guide Number GN16 meters (52 feet) at ISO100
Color Temperature 5,600K
LED Modeling Light 4 LED
Recycle Time 0.1 – 5.5 sec
Left/Right Flash Ratio Control Yes (TTL only)
Left/Right Flash Tubes Extendable Yes (extend to prevent vignetting, change the angle of light)
Shooting Modes Manual, Fine Macro, Auto, TTL, Optical
Manual 1/1 – 1/64, 1/3 EV step (left/right tubes can adjust individually)
Fine Macro 1/128 – 1/1024, 1/6 EV step (left/right tubes can adjust individually)
Auto E-TTL, E-TTL II (Canon), i-TTL / i-TTL (Nikon), ADI / P-TTL (Sony)
TTL E-TTL, E-TTL II (Canon), i-TTL / i-TTL (Nikon), ADI / P-TTL (Sony)
Optical Commander Nikon CLS,
EV Compensation on Flash -3.0 to + 3.0, 1/3 EV step
High Speed Sync (HSS) Yes (TTL, Manual 1/1 – 1/64 power)
Rear Curtain Sync Yes
Control Screen Color display with auto rotation
Number of Flashes 120 – 800 (depending on usage)
Power Source 4 x AA batteries (alkaline, NiMH rechargeable 1.2V)
External Power Pack Yes, Nissin PS8 (sold separately)
X Terminal Yes
Flash Duration 1/700 sec (1/1 power) – 1/30,000 sec (1/1024 power) when A and B tubes flash together, 1/300 sec (1/1 power) when A or B tube flashes individually
Energy Save Modes Stand By (30 sec display off)
Auto Power Off (10, 15, 30, 45, 60 minutes)
Fits Lens Sizes Adapter rings included: 52mm, 58mm, 62mm, 67mm, 72mm, and 77mm
Adapter rings available for purchase separately: 49mm, 55mm, and 82mm
Size Body: 4.5 x 2.6 x 3.3” (115 x 65 x 85mm)
Ring Flash: 4.7 x 5.3 x 1.6” (120 x 134 x 41mm)
Weight 16 oz without batteries (446g)